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Da Vinci Mini Maker 3D Printer Review, A 3D Printer For Under $250?

Dan Nessel | Posted 10.31.2016 | Technology
Dan Nessel

For the past 6 years we have been told, THIS would be the year of the 3D Printer. As much as manufacturers would love for every man, woman and child ...

3-D Printers Are Finally Easy Enough You Can Use Them

Joshua Pearce | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Joshua Pearce

Nearly every American family's refrigerator is plastered with our children's wonderful creations. Children relish "making" naturally. As we grow up, w...

3 Ways in Which a 3D Printer Could One Day Save Your Life

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

Images are central to practicing medicine; 3D printers can take imaging to a whole new level.

'It's Like A Robot Sculpting Metal Pottery'

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 03.02.2015 | World

Why does 3D printing get all the love? Probably because it evokes visions of Star Trek’s famous replicator. Back here in the humble 21st century, ho...

Can Drones And 3-D Printers Save Lives? Emerging Technology Choices In Humanitarian Response

Joseph Agoada | Posted 03.29.2015 | Impact
Joseph Agoada

How do we heed the advice of Mr. Gates and act today to enable the major leaps of the next decade that will save hundreds of thousands of lives?

In Defense Of Reinventing The Wheel

Michael C. Levy | Posted 01.24.2015 | Small Business
Michael C. Levy

Being an entrepreneur demands having a great deal of reverence for the history of your industry of choice, that much is obvious, but it also requires that you know when it's acceptable to break with tradition and try something new.

Printer Turns Photos Into 3-D Objects So Blind People Can Hold Onto Treasured Memories

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.22.2014 | Good News

Glance at an old photograph, and all of a sudden the memories come rushing back: The ski trip you took with your family as a child; the first time you...

Genius Man Creates Gun That Folds And Shoots Paper Airplanes

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology

Anyone who has lived through the fourth grade knows that humans just don't make paper airplanes fast enough to achieve maximum mischief making. That i...

Injured Duck Gets His Waddle Back With Custom 3-D Printed Brace

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green

Is 3-D printing all its quacked up to be? For one duck in Taiwan who's back on his feet thanks to a new 3-D printed brace, the answer seems to be a re...

Home Depot's Latest Product Could Save You From Having To Go To Home Depot Again

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business

The latest item to hit the shelves of Home Depot has the potential to solve one of biggest annoyances of do-it-yourself home repair: having to go to t...

Using 3D Printing And Design To Change The Way We Look At Disability

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 08.27.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The technology involved in creating artificial limbs has come a long way in the last few decades. We have now witnessed a paralyzed man kick a soccer ...

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

3-D Printers Are Saving Babies' Lives One Breath At A Time

The Huffington Post | Nicole Edine | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology

Breathing is a function that most of us take for granted. Not Natalie Peterson. Her son, Garrett, was born with a weak, soft cartilage in his w...

Now You Can 3D Print Replicas Of Your Very Own Baby

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.24.2014 | Parents

Using ultrasound images or pictures of your newborn, the aptly named company 3D Babies can make a life-like representation of your infant. But the ...

3D Printing Can Turn You Into a Designer

Gil Laroya | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Knowledge of mechanism arrangement, tolerance stack up, motion kinematics, material properties, and fabrication methods are just not part of everyone's typical abilities. But the 3D printer addresses one of the big elements -- fabrication -- by enabling a person to quite literally click a mouse button and build a complex object.

3D Printing: No Longer Just an Idea

Jackson Mariotti | Posted 02.05.2014 | Teen
Jackson Mariotti

If 3D printing continues to advance the way it has, then it will change everybody's lives. No longer does it exist solely in dreams and imaginations. It is here and exponentially growing.

Jennifer Bendery

House Passes Ban On Plastic Guns As Senate Eyes Broader Reforms | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Something bizarre happened in the House of Representatives on Tuesday: Republicans quietly passed gun control legislation. The bill, ...

Just in Time for Black Friday: NRDC's Green Electronics Holiday Shopping Guide 2013

Noah Horowitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

It takes a lot of energy to make a new device so it's often better to keep old functioning consumer electronics in use, especially when it comes to smart phones, tablets, and laptops.

SOLVED: Decades-Old Dinosaur Mystery

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.20.2013 | Science

The identity of a mislabeled fossil damaged in a World War II era bombing has finally been revealed as part of an enormous long-necked plant-eating di...

11 Amazing Ways People Are Using 3D Printers For Good, Not Guns

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.18.2013 | Technology

Even though anyone willing to shell out $850,000 on a 3D metal printer can now produce fully functioning guns in the legal comfort of their own home, ...

Artist Turns Old Ford Into 3D Printed Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.15.2013 | Arts

If you want to see the future, step into Ioan Florea’s studio on Shelbyville Lake in Illinois. Florea, a Romanian-born artist, turns the practic...

3D Printing -- From Novelty to Real World Innovation

Gil Laroya | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

It was only a matter of time before innovation latched on to the capabilities of 3D printing to create useful items that improve quality of life. There are better things to make than belt buckles and pencil holders.

Can Printers Provide Fix For Deadly Donor Organ Problem?

LiveScience | Jeremy Hsu | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transpl...

The Ultimate 3D Printer

Ben Uyeda | Posted 09.06.2013 | Technology
Ben Uyeda

3D printing, while definitely impressive, is only one of many new manufacturing technologies. We can't expect machines to fix problems that our society hasn't. Even if 3D printers were flawless and cheap they would only print what we tell them to.

3D Printer Sends Office Over The Edge

Posted 07.08.2013 | Comedy

Sitting on the office copier is child's play compared to what these office employees do when given a 3D printer. Watch the Funny Or Die sketch abo...